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authorModestas Vainius <>2011-06-19 23:53:14 +0300
committerJoey Hess <>2011-06-19 18:01:32 -0400
commitfcfcd1298f6ea1fcfb2b2b5a529303270aa800d9 (patch)
treed6196eff0e4e54fb73edf5c771610d904aa0483b /dh_auto_build
parent1722a1bcfed9558cc438f3c0a1b9e024b46986cc (diff)
Always respect DEB_${flag}_{APPEND,SET} envvars.
Do that even when dpkg-buildpackage modifies environment variables. Also document DEB_${flag}_{APPEND,SET} as recommended way to override standard build flags.
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diff --git a/dh_auto_build b/dh_auto_build
index dccd04a..77b55ee 100755
--- a/dh_auto_build
+++ b/dh_auto_build
@@ -25,6 +25,11 @@ This is intended to work for about 90% of packages. If it doesn't work,
you're encouraged to skip using B<dh_auto_build> at all, and just run the
build process manually.
+In order to override standard build flags, export appropriate environment
+variables as documented in the L<dpkg-buildflags(1)> manual page. They will be
+preferred over directly exported their counterparts (CFLAGS, CXXFLAGS, LDFLAGS
=head1 OPTIONS
See L<debhelper(7)/B<BUILD SYSTEM OPTIONS>> for a list of common build